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`Matru...` about land scam, but film`s tone not serious: Vishal Bhardwaj

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 16:20

Mumbai: ‘Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola’ might be about the issue of land scam, but director Vishal Bhardwaj says the tone of the film is not at all serious.

"The film`s plot is based on the issue of land scam but I have not personalised this to anyone," the 52-year-old told reporters Monday at a press conference of the film.

"It has happened in every big state. We have just added a fun element to that serious issue in the film. So, the tone of the film is not serious but issues are very serious.

"It`s a satire, comedy. You can say it`s a political comedy," he added.

Releasing Jan 11, ‘Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola’ also features Imran Khan, Anushka Sharma, Shabana Azmi and Pankaj Kapur.


First Published: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 16:22

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